June 6, 2023

Highway Department


Job Opening


Union County Highway Dept. is requesting applications for a Part Time Seasonal Maintenance worker.  Applications will be received until positions are filled at the Union County Highway Department, 501 E. Pleasant Street, Elk Point, SD 57025.  If interested, call (605) 356-2351, stop at the Highway Department, email a request to [email protected] or write for information at the address listed.


Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license along with a clean driving record.  Expectations of this Part Time position are to have a positive attitude, excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, interact positively with others and communicate positively with the public.


Union County offers competitive salaries.  Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




County Road #04 (Road River) is open, Slide Area Repair is completed. 


County Road #04 (River Road) Slide Area repair will begin the first week of May, it is anticipated that the project will take 10 days. The road will be closed to thru traffic from 30383 River Road to 30399 River Road.  The affected area will have a gravel surface for a year, an asphalt mat will be installed after that time.

Rural Access Infrastructure information is available at the following link:

Union County Highway Department

501 E. Pleasant Street

Elk Point, SD 57025-2159

Office Phone: (605) 356-2351

Shop Phone: (605) 356-3251

FAX: (605) 356-2348

Email: [email protected]

Summer Office Hours

March 26, 2023 – October 28, 2023

Monday – Thursday (Excluding Holidays)

6:30 A.M. –5:00 P.M.

Office Staff

Highway Superintendent: Jerry Buum – [email protected]

Executive Secretary: Cristy Harkness – [email protected]

Administrative Assistant: Samantha Langley – [email protected]


Elk Point Crew

Bob Bradshaw

Larry Clark

Dan Kayl

Sabrina Langley

Paul Limoges

Oliver Morris

Jeff Noteboom – Assistant Superintendent

Verlyn Portz

Dale Steckelberg



Alcester Shop

110 Ofstad Street

Alcester, SD 57001

Shop Phone: (605) 934-2210

Fax: (605) 934-2209

Alcester Crew

Richard Beeler – Road Foreman

Riley Ericson

Josh Homandberg

Dale Jurrens

Derek Lykken




Various Permits:
Please fill out the forms listed below and email to [email protected]
Application for permit within and/or across the right of way of Union County Highways:
Utility ROW Permit 01.27.2020
Oversize/Overwidth Permit:
_Moving Permit Fillable (Sample)

The links below are not completely functional at this time


2016 Union County Structure Map


Union County Highway System Map

2007 Union County System 2012 June 18


For South Dakota Interstate & Highway closures


South Dakota Motor Carrier Enforcement


South Dakota Driver’s License Information


Preparedness Guides


National Weather Service – Sioux Falls


Big Sioux River Hydrology





Last updated on May 31, 2023 9:49 am